Posts Tagged: expecting

Kettering’s Baby Fair

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The Kettering Health Network holds a FREE baby fair on Sunday, Nov. 12, just for soon-to-be moms and dads who are preparing for the big changes coming their way. The Baby Fair brings all kinds of resources for learning about a successful pregnancy, financial planning, meeting obstetricians, signing up for childbirth education, taking a tour… Read more »

Prepare For A Preemie

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Although most expecting parents are eager for their baby’s arrival, they’re not so eager as to want the big day to come too soon! Unfortunately, preterm births – defined by the March of Dimes as births that happen before 37 weeks of pregnancy – are all too common. The March of Dimes anticipates about 380,000… Read more »

Mysterious Preeclampsia

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Beloved Downton Abbey character Sybil Crawley died in childbirth. Her long-time family doctor (Dr. Clarkson) insisted that Sybil was “preeclamptic” and needed an emergency C-section. Fancy city doctor Sir Phillip — whom the Crawleys had brought in to help provide “the best of care” — insisted Sybil was fine.   The baby was born, but… Read more »

Delivery Room Trends

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In the past five years, I’ve given birth to three beautiful boys and each labor was unique and memorable. From back labor with an epidural to induction with a birth ball and no meds, I am proud of each experience, as they resulted in amazing new life being brought into this world. Also within the… Read more »

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